[PATCHv2 05/12] vlan: add per-sta vif option

M. Braun michael-dev at fami-braun.de
Thu Jan 7 05:47:53 PST 2016

Am 24.12.2015 um 20:02 schrieb Jouni Malinen:
> On Sun, Dec 06, 2015 at 09:47:36PM +0100, Michael Braun wrote:
>> This allows the stations to be assigned to their own vif.
>> It does not need dynamic_vlan to be set.
>> Makes hostapd call ap_sta_set_vlan even if !vlan_desc.notempty,
>> so vlan_id can be assigned regardless.
> What's the expected way of using these new netdevs? In other words, is
> there an expectation of some external program listening for new netdevs
> to be added and then add them to a suitable bridge interface (etc.)? Or
> is hostapd expected to make this fully usable? In either case, the
> documentation in hostapd.conf could mention some more details on how
> this should be used.

a) station with (non-empty) VLAN set

Hostapd will add this to the vlan-bridge as with all VLAN related netdevs.

b) station without VLAN set

Hostapd will add this to the bridge given using the bridge configuration

I'll update the documentation.

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